Melissa Coombs
Pole Vault 0
Idaho Falls, 
Last School
Idaho Falls High School
Roster Years


  • Born in Richland, Washington
  • Parents are Robert and Vonnie Coombs

Before BYU

  • Took first-place in the pole vault at the district meet while competing for Idaho Falls High School
  • Placed second in the long jump a the district meet
  • Took second place in the pole vault, clearing 11'00.00" at the Idaho State Championship meet
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2001


  • Placed fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 10'06.00"/3.20m at the Snake River Open
  • Finished sixth in the pole vault at the Mountain State Games with a mark of 11'00.00"/3.35m
  • Vaulted 11'03.00"/3.43m at the Wildcat Invitational for a third place finish
  • At the Air Force Open, finished seventh with a mark of 11'05.75"/3.50m
  • Third-place finish at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a vault of 11'06.50"/3.52m


  • Finished third at the UTEP Springtime Invitational with a mark of 10'11.75"/3.35m in the pole vault
  • Placed seventh in the long jump with a mark of 16'05.00/5.00m at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Fourth-place finish at the Weber State Invitational with a mark of 11'04.00/3.46m in the pole vault
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault (10'09.00/3.28m) at the Utah Collegiate Challenge
Senior Year 2002

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year